Two piece brown satin dress worn by Mrs. Henry G. Thayer, 1880


This two-piece brown satin dress with a long, tight fitted bodice, high neck, and pleat down the front enclosure was worn by Mrs. Henry G. Thayer, the daughter of Capt. John Oxnard of Freeport in 1880.

The dress includes a full skirt, pleated flounce at hem and trim-draped attached overskirt, a bustle in back and pearl buttons on its bodice.

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